Franklyn “Bud” A. Byers, a native of Michigan and a resident of Silverhill, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the age of 85.
Bud studied at Kellogg Community College. He served in the United States Air Force and worked as Lead Computer Operator at Upjohn Company in Kalamazoo, MI. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Robertsdale, AL. In his spare time, he enjoyed working with and flying R.C. Airplanes and was a member of BARCS.
Bud is preceded in death by his parents, and his grandson, David Franklyn Byers.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Sue Byers; children, Sylvia (Randy) Thomet of Silverhill, AL, and Woody (Dee) Byers of Summerdale, AL; nine grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; brother, David (Rebecca) Byers of Baton Rouge, LA; and Richard (Patsy) Tupper of Georgetown, TX, Barbara Hollier of Glemora, LA and Steve & Peggy Osborn of Battle Creek, MI.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spanish Fort, AL, at 12:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society at https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate.html and/or Serve Ukraine, c/o First Baptist Church, at https://firstrobertsdale.churchcenter.com/giving/to/serve-ukraine
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.
Our hugs and prayers go out to Sue and the family. Bud will be missed by so many people.
Our prayers for Sue and the family. Bud was a wonderful Christian and family man. We so enjoyed going to church with them when they were at Fairhope Avenue Baptist.
We have been blessed to know Bud and Sue since we became neighbors many years ago. Bud was a devoted Christian and husband as well as a great friend. He will be missed dearly. Prayers for Sue and the family. Love